DATE: 10/17/2017
POSITION TITLE: Line Cook (Part-time) Click here to apply
CLASSIFICATION: Hotel Part Time
DEPARTMENT: The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
REPORTS TO: Chef de Cuisine
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Prepare, season, and cook soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foodstuffs. This position serves as a trainer.  Trainers are responsible for supervising the learning experiences of students in all areas of The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, The Kirkwood Center for Hospitality Arts and The Kirkwood Center for Continuing Education. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices. 
Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods. 
Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
Regular and consistent attendance at work.
Perform other related work duties as assigned.
 
PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:
 
Effective time management and organizational skills.
Ability to follow instructions (i.e. menus/recipes) as well as to cook and plan meals.
Must be able to stand 5-6 hours a day and to squat, reach & bend on a regular basis.
Must have knowledge of food storage/handling techniques.
Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.  
 
GENERAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH OR WITHOUT A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:
 
Position involves working in a kitchen setting.  Occasional (10-33%) sitting, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. Frequent (34-66%) lifting up to 50 pounds.  Constant (67-100%) standing, walking, reaching, talking, hearing, tasting and smelling.
 
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

·         High school diploma or the equivalent required. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:

·         Preference will be given to those candidates with a post high school degree. 

·         Preference will be given to those candidates with a minimum of two years full-time experience in a related hospitality setting or the equivalent education and related work experience. 

SALARY:
$13.00/hour
INSURANCE:
The College purchases term life, disability, health and dental/vision insurance, provides a flexible benefits account, and contributes to a retirement program for each full-time staff member.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. At the end of the application process, you will have the opportunity to review and make changes, if necessary, before submitting your application. You will be able to print your application at the end of the process. However, once your application has been submitted, you will not be able to go back and make changes or attach / modify supporting documentation.

The hiring process may take an extended period of time (approximately 30-60 days from posting to hire), depending on the position, so we ask that you be patient and do not call to follow up on your application. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the hiring department directly. We encourage you to take your time to complete the application. Thank you for choosing Kirkwood!

ACCESS ELECTRONIC APPLICATION

Applicants are encouraged to electronically submit the application. To access the electronic application form, click on the above link.

For alternative application methods, please contact the Human Resources office at 319-398-5572

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